Youth Explosion Speaker
Rev. Joshua L. Mitchell is a native of Baltimore, MD and the son of Rev. and Mrs. Marlow L. Mitchell. A product of the Baltimore County School System, Rev. Mitchell has been dedicated to educational advancement and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Howard University and earned his Master of Divinity degree from The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. In January 2017, Rev. Mitchell successfully defended his Doctor of Ministry project at Virginia Union University where his research focused on Black Millennials and Discipleship. His research findings are the foundation for his upcoming book on Black Millennials and Spiritual Formation to be released through Judson Press in 2018. Rev. Mitchell is also a contributing writer to various Christian publications and is a frequent lecturer and consultant on effective ministry to youth and young adults.
As a licensed and ordained minister, Rev. Mitchell has dedicated his life to serving in the ministry and currently serves as the Minister to Youth and College Students at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, TX. Rev. Mitchell is a proud member of several organizations including the NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and Alpha Nu Omega Fraternity Inc. and is happily married to Dr. Lori K. Mitchell. Rev. Mitchell loves God and God’s people and seeks to faithfully serve God through his life and words.